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Cardamom Braid 3

Books from Mississippi

What’s more fun than a box of mostly vintage cookbooks from a reader? One book had a recipe for this beautiful cardamom braid.

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Sphere May '77 cover

Sphere Magazine May 1977

The theme of this special issue of vintage Sphere is all about Turkey, and not just Turkish cooking, but also crafts, clothing, and more.

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Kellie White Miss Patti's Cookbook 1

Miss Patti’s Cookbook

Kellie is one of my readers who not only sent a box of books for The Culinary Cellar, but included heartfelt notes about each book of why they were special.

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Ann Marie Eberhart 6

Ann Marie’s Classic Collection

My reader Ann Marie from Washington sent two boxes of all the Pillsbury Classic Cookbook Collections, complete with the special binders to hold them.

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Johnny Mazetti 4

Johnny Marzetti

This iconic American noodle casserole and its many versions has been around for over 100 years. Who was Johnny Marzetti? Read and find out!

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Hoska Twists 8

Hoska Twists for Easter

Here is a special Eastern European holiday bread for Easter called Hoska Twists. It’s heavenly!

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Campbell cupcakes

Campbell’s Bakery, Jackson Mississippi

Campbell’s Bakery has been a staple in Jackson, Mississippi since 1962 in what is known as the Fondren District. It’s like taking a step back in time with the original structures.

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Persimmon Bread 3

Persimmon Bread

I had no idea all of the health benefits attributed to persimmons! This moist quick bread is filled with persimmon puree, nuts, and raisins.

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